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August 15, 2017 2:05 PM Jeremy Corbyn to visit West Cumbria

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to visit Keswick tomorrow as part of a country-wide tour. Mr Corbyn had been expected to visit Whitehaven tomorrow, however, plans have not gone ahead. Instead he will visiting Keswick, which is in the Copeland constituency. He is set to speaking to people about local issues. He is also expected to meet members 7

August 15, 2017 10:05 AM Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe’s wife faces legal action after being accused of beating up a young model who was partying with her sons

The wife of Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe is facing legal action after being accused of attacking a young woman at a party in South Africa. Grace Mugabe, 52, allegedly beat Gabriella Engels, 20, with an extension cord after finding her in a hotel with her sons Robert Mugabe Jr, 25, and Chatunga Mugabe, 21, at a hotel. Miss Engels tweeted a picture 5

August 14, 2017 4:07 PM Merck CEO resigns from Trump council over Charlottesville

(Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc Chief Executive Kenneth Frazier resigned from U.S. President Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council on Monday, saying he was taking a stand against intolerance and extremism. Frazier, who is African-American, is the only CEO so far to leave one of Trump's advisory councils because of his reaction to the violence in Virginia 16

August 14, 2017 11:14 AM Jeremy Corbyn is 'very confident' Labour will continue to gain more support in Reading

The Labour Party is now looking to win the Reading West parliamentary seat off MP Alok Sharma Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is "very confident" that The Labour Party can keep gaining support in Reading. Mr Corbyn was adamant that his party will win over more voters in the Reading, when he paid a surprise visit to the town on Monday, August 14. A surge 11

August 14, 2017 10:30 AM 'Jeremy Corbyn said the SAME' Emma Barnett rips into Labour peer during heated Brexit row

EMMA BARNETT took a massive swipe at a Labour peer during a heated discussion over access to European markets after Brexit. Baroness Angela Smith criticised Theresa May and the Conservatives for promising to pull Britain out of the single market and customs union after Brexit. BBC host Emma Barnett quickly snapped back at the leader of the opposition 8

August 13, 2017 1:02 PM German nationalists pull anti-Islam pig poster

BERLIN (AP) - A top leader of Germany's anti-immigrant AfD party says it won't distribute campaign posters with the slogan "Islam? Doesn't fit with our cuisine" written above a piglet in a grass field - because it inspires too much sympathy for the pig. Alexander Gauland, one of nationalist Alternative for Germany's main candidates in the Sept. 24 election 7

August 12, 2017 6:09 PM UKIP's Mike Hookem quits role over Anne Marie Waters leadership bid

A senior UKIP MEP has resigned as deputy whip in the European Parliament over support within the party for an anti-Islam campaigner. Anne Marie Waters, who founded the Sharia Watch pressure group and has called Islam "evil", has been allowed to stand in UKIP's leadership election. Mike Hookem said he was not prepared to "turn a blind eye" to extremism 5

August 12, 2017 6:00 AM US-NKorea talking behind the scenes for months

WASHINGTON (AP) - Beyond the bluster, the Trump administration has been quietly engaged in back channel diplomacy with North Korea for several months, addressing Americans imprisoned in the communist country and deteriorating relations between the longtime foes, The Associated Press has learned. It had been known the two sides had discussions to secure 11

August 11, 2017 11:13 PM Anti-Islam candidate to stand for Ukip leadership

An anti-Islam campaigner has been approved as a candidate in the Ukip leadership election. Anne Marie Waters, founder of the Sharia Watch pressure group who has called Islam “evil”, is one of 11 candidates cleared to stand by the Ukip national executive committee. Her candidacy has divided the party, with some members threatening to quit if she wins the race to succeed 10

August 11, 2017 1:45 PM Embarrassing moment Alex Salmond's bizarre sadomasochism rant is cut off by BBC host

THIS is the embarrassing moment Alex Salmond was cut off live on air as he tried to discuss sadomasochism. The former First Minister was describing a live interview he took part in when BBC radio host John Humphrys stepped in to stop him in his tracks. Speaking on the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4, the ex SNP leader picked up on the show’s earlier discussion 33